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Glynne of Hawarden estate records

  • GB 0210 GLYNNE
  • Fonds
  • 1304-1899

Estate records, including deeds and documents, 1304-1887, relating to the estates of the Glynnes in Flintshire and elsewhere. The first three centuries covered by the deeds relate largely to the Ravenscroft family, their property, and their legal ...

Glynne family, of Hawarden

A tour of North Wales,

  • NLW MS 10566D.
  • File
  • c. 1850.

An account of a tour of North Wales, about 1850, with steel engravings, lithographs, and press cuttings bound up in a quarto album. The manuscript account runs from Chester via Gresford, Wrexham, Ruabon, Llangollen, Chirk, Oswestry, Welshpool, Lla...

Journal of a tour,

  • NLW MS 12044B.
  • File
  • 1853 /

An illustrated 'Journal of a very short Walking Tour in North Wales', 23 July-1 August 1853, by Walker Baily, Champion Park, Denmark Hill, London. The tour comprised Shrewsbury, Llangollen, Valle Crucis Abbey, Corwen, Cerrig-y-Druidion, ...

Baily, Walker

A tour of the Lake District and of North Wales,

  • NLW MS 12523C.
  • File
  • 1870.

A diary of a tour of the Lake District and of North Wales undertaken in August 1870. The identity of the travellers has not been ascertained, but it would appear that they resided in the vicinity of Wolverhampton. The North Wales journey commenced...

Journal of a tour in North Wales, etc.,

  • NLW MS 12651B.
  • File
  • 1799 /

A journal [in the hand of Sir Robert Ker Porter, painter and traveller], of a tour of parts of North Wales, Cheshire, and Derbyshire, undertaken by the writer and his companion, Thomas Underwood, July - August 1799. The travellers, commencing thei...

Porter, Robert Ker, Sir, 1777-1842.

Lord Lyttleton's Journey through Part of Wales

  • NLW MS 15409B.
  • File
  • [18 cent, last ¼]

A booklet containing transcripts, [18 cent, last ¼], of two letters, dated 6 July 1755 [sic] at Bryn Kyr [Brynkir], Caernarvonshire (ff. 1-10), and 14 July 1755 [sic] at Shrewsury (ff. 10 verso-16), from George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton, oste...

Lyttelton, George Lyttelton, Baron, 1709-1773.

Tour in North Wales

  • NLW MS 16351C.
  • File
  • [18 cent., last ¼]

A volume containing an account of a tour in North Wales in the form of transcripts, [18 cent., last ¼], of four letters, dated 20-28 September 1776, sent from Caernarfon (pp. 1-25), Tan-y-Bwlch, Merioneth (pp. 27-49), Denbigh (pp. 50-74) and '...

Warrington, William

Journal of a tour through North Wales

  • NLW MS 16630B.
  • File
  • 1819

Journal of a tour, July-November 1819, by a Mr and Mrs Woolrych, commencing in Redhill, [?Surrey], and proceeding into Wales where they visited parts of Denbighshire, Merioneth, Caernarvonshire, Anglesey, Cardiganshire, Radnorshire and (briefly) M...

Woolrych, Humphry W. (Humphry William), 1795-1871.

Tour of North Wales,

  • NLW MS 21992A.
  • File
  • 1865 /

Journal of Gertrude J. Stratton describing a tour of Chester and North Wales, August-September 1865, illustrated with contemporary engravings.

Stratton, Gertrude J.

Tour of North Wales,

  • NLW MS 22021A.
  • File
  • 1871 /

Journal of Charles H. New, Norwich, describing a tour of North Wales, August-September 1871, illustrated with contemporary engravings, photographs, one original pencil sketch (f. 40 verso), pressed plants and route map.

New, Charles, 1840-1875

Tour of North Wales,

  • File
  • 1772 /

Journal of a tour in North Wales during the summer of 1772 by Miss Jinny Jenks of Enfield (who died aged 41 in 1778). This is one of the earliest examples of this type of literature.

Jenks, Jinny, of Enfield, 1736(?)-1778

Tour of North Wales

  • NLW MS 23062A
  • File
  • 1837

The first of two volumes of a journal of a tour in North Wales made in August and September 1837 by an unidentified traveller from Harrogate, Yorkshire, the second volume not being present but the itinerary summarised on pp. 64-65.

Tour of North Wales

  • NLW MS 23065C.
  • File
  • 1859

Journal of a tour in North Wales and the Borders by Samuel Linder of London and his wife, Susannah, in August and September 1859, illustrated with engravings and lithographs, 1842-[1850s], and including pressed flowers and ferns collected on the t...

Linder, Samuel

Tour journals

  • NLW MS 23066C.
  • File
  • 1866-1868

Journal of two tours in North Wales by Charles Edward Rawlins (1811-1884) of Liverpool, merchant and political writer, in June 1866 and September 1868, accompanied on the first by Isaac Bancroft Cooke and Samuel Bulley, both cotton brokers of Live...

Rawlins, Charles Edward

Tour in North Wales,

  • NLW MS 23079E
  • File
  • 1905-1906 /

A typescript journal, dated 1 February 1906, of a tour in North Wales in June 1905 by Fred T. Sissons of North Ferriby, Yorkshire, including photomechanical prints, newspaper cuttings and maps.

Sissons, Fred T.

Tour of North Wales,

  • NLW MS 23218B
  • File
  • 1810 /

Journal of a tour of North and Central Wales from July to September 1810 by the Reverend Corbet Hue (ca. 1770-1838), Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford, illustrated with ink drawings and rough pencil sketches and including a map showing his itinerary.

Hue, Corbet, ca. 1770-1838

Tour of Wales and Devon,

  • NLW MS 23530C.
  • File
  • 1889 /

The journal of Charles Brodie Sewell, London, medical practitioner, describing a tour in North Wales and counties Pembroke and Devon, 24 August - 19 October 1889, accompanied by his daughter Annie Graham Sewell, with photographic illustrations.

Sewell, Charles Brodie, b. 1817

Tour of North Wales,

  • NLW MS 23538B.
  • File
  • 1860.

A journal describing a tour in North Wales, preceded by a visit to London and Oxford, 18 August - 30 September 1860, by an unidentified lady, a resident of Boughspring, Tidenham, co. Gloucester; the journal is illustrated with engravings and press...

A tour through North Wales

  • NLW MS 23939B.
  • File
  • [?1824], [?1852]

A volume, [?1824], containing a fair copy of a journal of a tour of North Wales, 1 July-11 August 1824, by John George Lockett, describing the scenery and other points of interest, the weather, people, and the state of the inns and roads.Lockett t...

Lockett, John George, d. 1825.

Journal of a tour through Wales

  • NLW MS 23976B.
  • File
  • 1791

A journal of a tour of parts of England and North and West Wales, July-August 1791, containing descriptions of towns, castles, inns and scenery and of incidents along the way.The unnamed author, possibly a member of the Wilson family of Broomhead,...

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